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SFMOMA Expansion, San Francisco

Client: Snohetta Completed; 2016 Designed by Mario Botta and built in 1995, the original structure of the Museum of Modern Art is an iconic landmark of the San Francisco skyline. The ten story expansion doubles the existing square footage, significantly increasing the museum’s available gallery space. Containing an undulating façade and several terrace and roof decks, the new expansion continues the tradition of impactful design for the SFMOMA. MCA provided waterproofing consultation and design services for the below-grade waterproofing systems, interior wet spaces and all exterior horizontal assemblies; including at-grade podium, terrace decks , and roofing systems. Peer review of.

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100 Van Ness, San Francisco

Client: Solomon Cordewll Buenz (SCB) Completed; Owner Emerald Fund – 2015 Built in 1974 100 Van Ness was the original AAA headquarters of San Francisco. The Project included repurposing the original 370,000-square foot building as a 399-unit apartment building with ground floor retail, 118 parking spaces and a 12,000-square foot rooftop residents’ playground. Exterior improvements included new cladding systems and fenestration. MCA provided waterproofing consultation services, including reviewing the proposed design and providing evaluation of the building enclosure remedial work, including terminations and transitions of various waterproofing systems.

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555 Fulton Street, San Francisco

Client: Fulton Street Ventures, LLC. Completed; 2016 Located at the corner of Fulton and Laguna Streets, the 555 Fulton development consists of a new five-story, mixed-use building containing 139 condo units and approximately 30,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space. The building includes a two-story below-grade parking garage, courtyards located above second-floor space, and vegetated rooftop terraces. Exterior cladding elements include metal panels, cement plaster, and aluminum-framed window walls. MCA reviewed the Architect’s design parameters and produced technical working drawings and specifications outlining the waterproofing and building enclosure elements of the building, including plans, elevations, sections and details. Good.

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900 Folsom Street, San Francisco

Client: Owner – Essex SF Completed; 2015 Developed with extensive community involvement with groups such as the Housing Action Coalition and the South of Market Redevelopment Area Committee, 900 Folsom Street included the construction of two nine-story mixed-use, multi-family housing buildings. The building’s design incorporates curtain wall assemblies, below-grade parking, retail and amenities, and a landscaped park, and podium. MCA provided peer review of the Architect’s design and made suggestions on improvements for systems, assemblies, and performance requirements. During construction, MCA visited the site to monitor ongoing work related to the building enclosure.

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260 Fifth Street, San Francisco

Client: Essex SF Completed; 2015 Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification, 260 Fifth Street consists of two mid-rise towers located in San Francisco’s SOMA district. Both towers are nine-storys with one-story of below-grade parking, and include 448 residential units in total with additional retail and amenity space located at street level. The 900 Folsom building includes a small mid-block grade level landscaped park and a landscaped podium over the first level. Both buildings have small balcony decks over living space for select residential units. Also included are rooftop terraces and low-slope roofing assemblies. MCA provided peer review of the Architect’s.

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Mission Bay Block 13W, San Francisco

Client: HKS, Inc. (Owner -Equity Residential Co.) Completed; 2015 Located in the burgeoning Mission Bay District of San Francisco, the Mission Bay Block 13W development provides 66,965 square feet of market rate housing.  The complex includes a 16 story tower on the site’s west end and a 5 story podium on the east, housing 162 one bedroom units, 111 two bedroom units, 273 parking spaces, a fitness center, and a community room. MCA provided building enclosure consultation services, including peer review of the Architect’s design of roofing and waterproofing assemblies. Systems and assemblies reviewed included below-grade fluid applied waterproofing, air.

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